Successful year for Hospiscare, Honiton
HOSPISCARE Honiton has enjoyed a successful year – thanks to the hard work and dedication of a small army of volunteers.
HOSPISCARE Honiton has enjoyed a successful year - thanks to the hard work and dedication of a small army of volunteers.
The support group's chairman, Eileen Rooke, paid tribute to them during the annual general meeting, held at Honiton Baptist Church last Thursday.
"The committee is pretty marvellous," she said. "I appreciate your efforts so much."
She referred to volunteers, explaining the varied ways they help Hospiscare, pointing out: "Not everybody wants to jump out of a plane, cook meals or sort buttons."
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Mrs Rooke and her entire committee were re-elected to serve another year.
Trevor Bolshaw remains the group's president.
- 1 Supermarket chain planning four new stores in East Devon
- 2 Backing for plan to launch parkruns for young athletes
- 3 Talk of a high-wage economy will not amuse those on low incomes
- 4 Long wait over as Honiton allotments are handed over to residents
- 5 Fundraiser makes brief stop on charity trek
- 6 Honiton man jailed for two years for voyeurism
- 7 It's official - Devon is one of the most popular places to live
- 8 GP teams have seen 14% increase on pre-pandemic levels
- 9 Seaton tourist attraction to stay closed to the public
- 10 Rail users can enjoy 'moor' views as Dartmoor Line reopens after 50 years
Guest speakers at the meeting were former Samaritan Ray Bradley OBE and Hospiscare's most senior nurse in East Devon, Angela Phillips.